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Refuge de la Nova, 1,557 m

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  • Auberge La Nova
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A friendly mountain hotel in a lovely location, serving hearty mountain food and cold beer.

The Auberge de la Nova is a friendly mountain hotel in a lovely location, serving hearty mountain food and cold beer. The auberge is a simple mountain lodge and has private rooms and dormitory accommodation. Bathrooms are shared. There is a small farm shop next door, which is a good option for a picnic.

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Update: January 23, 2020

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45.696468, 6.733809
DMS
45°41'47.3"N 6°44'01.7"E
UTM
32T 323567 5062821
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